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Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar

5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
+1 715-543-8700
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“waffle fries” (7 reviews)
“walleye” (24 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aberdeen is our go-to restaurant in the North Woods. Larry and his staff are always friendly and responsive, and the food is top notch! The standard menu items are great and we have our favorites, but there are always amazing dinner specials to tempt you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jeffBigDog
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Visiting friends in the north woods, and they took us to Aberdeen Lodge fur dinner. Awesome meal! At our table for 6, most ordered a daily special, and everyone loved their meal. The Hungarian Mushroom soup was extraordinary, with tons of fresh mushrooms and different...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Nickley
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar in the beautiful Nothwoods of Wisconsin! We take great pride in our weekly specials and we believe our friendly service brings first-timers back and keeps our regular customers returning...thank you for sharing your...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

On a busy holiday weekend (the weather was too beautiful to leave the water early) the Aberdeen Restaurant stayed open well past their closing time to accommodate our family (and other families too). Nice bar area with TV's throughout and a shuffle board to entertain...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ourfamilyreviews
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Holidays can be especially busy and we do our best to accommodate as many guests as possible. While the wait can be long during busy supper times, once you're seated we try to get your meal to you efficiently. Aberdeen appreciates the reviews from our...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Reservation honored; nice table by window. Excellent service and food. Went on a Friday night for tasty fish options. Another great northern Wisconsin dining experience.More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank MandR818
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

While it's always busy on a Friday night especially during the summer, a reservation certainly helps get you seated close to the time you want. Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar accepts a limited number of reservations and keeps tables available for our walk-in guests, first come,...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting the northwoods for years. This was our first time here but definitely not our last. We liked everything about this place from the food and drinks to the conversations with the staff.More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank 714shellyb
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for giving Aberdeen a taste test! The Northwoods is a wonderful region of the world and we feel our setting is a true reflection of that special magic embodied in Manitowish Waters. We look forward to your return and appreciate your sharing your...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been coming up to this part of Northern Wisconsin for over 50 years and tonight was my first time at Aberdeen, what a wonderful experience. Didn’t catch any fish today, so this was a perfect place to “drowned” our day with generous drinks...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Wkihm
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

We like to treat our first-timers like frequent guests by welcoming you at the front door and sharing our Aberdeen story...thank you for giving us your newcomer observtions and we hope you become a frequent customer...My favorite is the Ahi Tuna Salad as well...Larry

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We made reservations, and seeing how busy they were on a Thursday night, I’d encourage others to make them too. Larry (owner/manager) made sure we had a great table and seated us. Prices for food & drinks were appropriate. We had a tasty app of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LadybugRiceLake_WI
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

We are definitely in the busy summer season for a few more weeks and reservations are recommended. Aberdeen offers a limited number of reservations and keeps the rest of our capacity open for our walk-in guests but there's usually a bit of a wait for...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Larry it the owner/manager and he makes sure you'll always have an excellent meal and a great time! I've eaten here often over the past 5 years and never had a bad or even a mediocre experience! The food, feel and bar are always great,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 715BillS
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

On behalf of the Aberdeen family, we thank you for sharing your review of our restaurant & bar! It's a tribute to our staff that you have felt well taken care of over several visits. We do accept limited reservations for those that want to...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Since it's been under new ownership, we've come here several times on our trips from Chicago to the Northwoods. The Brandy old fashioneds, walleye cooked any way, steaks and burgers are difficult to beat. Blake brings a unique Southern flair to the dishes - all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Randy H
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Well said! Our ownership is plugging away on year #5 now and we continue working to make your next dining experience better than your last...Regarding our Walleye, we rotate a number of specials, two of which are People's Choice Award winners (Walleye Orleans & Mexican...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Aberdeen Restaurant has an exceptional view of Trout River, and in fact, you can boat and dock at the restaurant. The food is very good, and so is the service. Casual, great for families.More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank EdW502
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Thank you for your comments and mentioning the fact you can come by boat as we are located on the Trout River which is part of the Manitowish Chain of Lakes. Located between Alder Lake and Manitowish Lake, we are a casual restaurant and welcome...More

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L V
December 13, 2016|
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Response from L V | Property representative |
Special hours for the holiday season have Aberdeen closed from December 6th thru December 21st, Open December 22nd & 23rd, Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, then Open December 26th thru January 2nd. On January 5th, we... More
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patdier
September 1, 2016|
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Response from L V | Property representative |
We open at 11:00 am on Saturday & Sunday but do not serve breakfast or brunch. Our Lite menu can be seen at our website under AberdeenDining and includes sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. We can accommodate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $28
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-8700
  • E-mail
Description
The Aberdeen Restaurant provides diners a chance to enjoy a great meal in a beautiful Northwoods setting. Under new ownership/management in 2014, our cuisine & ambiance is gaining a strong following from both residents and tourists. Accessible year around by car and seasonally by boat or snowmobile, Aberdeen can also accommodate large groups.
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